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Making Public Policy Gender-Central: Reforming and Implementing Policies to Empower Women in Public Policy

By Jaspreet Kaur Dhillon, School of Community, Public Affairs & Policy Studies, Concordia University

For centuries, women have experienced inequalities in regards to leadership positions – public policy being one of these positions.

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The Remarkable Story of a Female Media CEO

Linda Solomon Wood is the CEO of Observer Media Group and the Editor-in-Chief of The National Observer. Wood started the Vancouver Observer out of her home and has since expanded the reigns of her company to move towards a national platform that provides daily news coverage.

Article by Kirthana Sasitharan, IGNITE Editor

Photo by Tracy Geisz

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A World of Opportunities posed a Success

On Thursday March 2nd, 2017, Carleton University Women in Business hosted their first Women in Business conference, A World of Opportunities. The goal of the conference was to bring together field professionals to share their insights on their respective careers and also discuss the need for gender parity and equality in the workplace.

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CUWIB: Change Complaining

What does CUWIB mean to outsiders? Most may think, “oh, just another feminist group”, “advocates for Emma Watson’s breakthrough speech about an unpopular word”, or even “man haters”. Initially, those exact thoughts were running through my head when I skimmed through CUWIB President Priscilla Kosseim’s many medias. The more I looked, the skimming turned into reading and understanding. 

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